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Tahsin Görgün

Tahsin Görgün

Tahsin Görgün, who completed his undergraduate education at Ankara University Faculty of Theology, received his Ph.D. in Fiqh Procedure and Philosophy with his thesis titled Sprache, Handlung und Norm (Language, Behavior, and Judgment) at Berlin Freie Universitat. He returned to Turkey and started to work as a researcher at the Center for Islamic Studies (ISAM). Görgün became an associate professor in 2004 and was interested in the religious, pedagogical, and social issues of the Turks living there during his stay in Germany. While continuing his work as a researcher and a member of the board of directors at ISAM, he worked as a visiting professor at Frankfurt Goethe University in Germany. His main areas of interest are the Fiqh Method, History of Islamic Thought, mainly from the Ottoman period; In addition to subjects such as Language, Knowledge, Ethics, History, Politics, Science, and Society; Ottoman-Western relations and Ottoman influence on the West; in this context, the history of Western philosophy; German Idealist Philosophy and Hermeneutics. In addition, the issues of Muslims living within the borders of the European Union and Contemporary Turkish and Islamic Thought are at the center of his field of interest. He speaks Arabic, German, English, and French.  Projects he works on: Ibn Khaldun's Metaphysics of Society, Ottoman Influence on the Socio-Political Formation of Europe, Philosophical Foundations of Science and Education in the Ottoman Madrasa, Hermeneutics and Philosophy of Language, Comparison of Islamic and Western Civilizations (in terms of knowledge, existence, society, and politics).